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    South Africa Court Set to Rule on Jacob Zuma, and an Era of Impunity

    ‘He is now running out of legal runway,’ one law expert says, as the country’s highest court will decide whether the former president can be jailed for contempt.

    She Helped South Korea in Its Time of Need. In the Pandemic, It Repaid Her.

    Decades ago, a young American woman served an impoverished South Korea as a Peace Corps volunteer. Now the country is an economic powerhouse, and it decided to send her a token of its gratitude. ​

    South Korea Detains North Korean Who Crossed Demilitarized Zone

    The man breached the Koreas’ heavily armed land border, triggering an extensive manhunt in the South, officials said.

    University of South Carolina Cracks Down on Greek Houses for Virus Violations

    Disciplinary action is taken over parties and large gatherings as cases mount on campus.

    In South Korea’s New Covid-19 Outbreak, Religion and Politics Collide

    The Sarang Jeil Church in Seoul has been a magnet for thousands of conservative Christians who fear their country is turning communist under President Moon Jae-in. Many have contracted the coronavirus.
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    3,891,063
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    3,435,840
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    Idriss Déby Dies at 68; Poor Herder’s Son Became Chad’s Longtime Autocrat

    Mr. Déby who was aiming for a fourth decade in power, died from what the government called wounds sustained at a battlefront with rebels.

    J. & J. to Resume E.U. Vaccine Rollout, With Warning of Rare Side Effect

    With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused in the United States, the European Union drug regulator found that the benefits outweigh the rare risk...

    Coal Is Set to Roar Back, and So Are Its Climate Risks

    To slow down climate change, new coal projects need to end. A global forecast this week shows demand rising sharply.

    Is Dubai Princess, Unseen in Public, Still Alive?

    A United Nations panel is demanding that Dubai produce “evidence of life” for Sheikha Latifa, two months after the princess said in dramatic video...

    Chancellor’s Race Presents Germans With a Challenge to Change

    The conservatives have been in power for the past 16 years, will the nation stick with them, or go Green?

    Cuba sin un Castro en el poder

    Raúl Castro renunció como líder del Partido Comunista de Cuba, lo que deja a la isla en un terreno desconocido.